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Alfred Ernest ATKINSON

Regimental number270
Place of birthBallan, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMillbrook, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Henry William Atkinson, Millbrook, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1915
Date of death21 October 1943
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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